MARY MUNCIE, 73
Mary Frances Tarrow Muncie, 73, of Jacksonville, died Dec. 26, 2005.
She was a loving and loyal wife and mother and attended the Assembly of God Church.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Richard Tarrow and Oscar Muncie, and a daughter, Susan Cogen.
She is survived by one son, Richard Tarrow, Jr. of Jacksonville; four daughters, Diannah Walburn of Beebe, Nona Graves of Jacksonville, Barbara Anderson of Beebe and Sheila Lindsey of Jacksonville; 12 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Margaret Power of Texas and Edra Reaves of Jacksonville.
Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe.
Graveside service will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens, Beebe.
Dilmer C. Trotter, 78, of Jacksonville, passed away Nov. 13, 2005 in Little Rock.
He was born on Oct. 31, 1927, in North Little Rock to the late Charley E. and Eva E. 'Crone' Trotter.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Earl and Carl Trotter as well as a sister, Bernice Pettit Trotter.
He served in the United States Navy during WWII in the Philippines and the Air Force during the Korean War.
He later retired from Delta Airlines.
Trotter was an early member of the Jacksonville Sertoma Club which was founded in 1956.
He held all posts within the club including club president.
He was an avid supporter of the goals of the Sertoma Club which included help to the speech and hearing impaired, boys and girls programs, little league football, The Miss Jacksonville Pageant and other worthwhile charity events.
He was a faithful and devoted member and will be missed by both Sertoma members and the Jacksonville community.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth Atkins Trotter of Jacksonville; daughter, Teresa A. Patrick and her husband, Bill, of Trussville, Ala.; grandchildren, Trey 'Will' Patrick of Henderson, Nev., and Mittchell Wyatt Patrick of Trussville, Ala.; great-grandchild, Madison Anne Patrick of Henderson, Nev.; sister, Mary A. Welch of Jacksonville; several nieces and nephews and many friends.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Moore’s Jacksonville Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Cliff Hutchins officiating.
Entombment will follow in Chapel Hill Memorial Park in Jacksonville.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Jacksonville Sertoma Club.
Funeral arrangements are under direction of Moore’s Jacksonville Funeral Home.
Wilbur Charles Huff, 81, of Cabot died Nov. 14, 2005.
He was born on Oct. 11, 1924, to Hubert and Katherine Huff in Carlisle.
He was a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel, a member of Cabot United Methodist Church, Masonic Lodge, Lions Club, Military Officers Association of America, American Legion, AARP, Chamber of Commerce and a lifetime member of Carlisle High School Alumni Association.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, David Scott Huff.
He is survived by his wife, Anna Sue Huff; three sons, Mark Stephen Huff of Glen Allen, Va., Terry Lee Huff of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Robert Charles Huff of Greenville, S.C.; a stepson, Sammy Thurmon of American Canyon, Calif.; a stepdaughter, Mary Humphries of Ward and two grandchildren.
Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Moore’s Cabot Funeral Home in Cabot.
Services are 10 a.m. Thursday at Cabot United Methodist Church, with Rev. Richard Lancaster officiating.
Burial will be at Mt. Carmel Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Cabot United Methodist Church library or food pantry.
Funeral arrangements by Moore’s Cabot Funeral Home.
Shawn Ryan McGee, 20, of Cabot, passed away Nov. 9, 2005.
He was born Feb. 19, 1985, in Little Rock.
Survivors include his parents, Joanna McGee and Douglas Meiggs; owner of Doug’s In and Out Auto Repair; two brothers, : Bradley and Ethan McGee; grandmother, Geneva McGee all of Cabot; great-grandmother, Lucille Wheetley of Old Austin; one aunt, Tonya Price and cousin, Chad Sheets both of Cabot.
Memorial Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Campground Union Church, 2211 Campground Road Cabot.
Arrangements by Thomas Funeral Service in Cabot.
Richard Lynn Simmons, 54, of Beebe, left us on Nov. 13, 2005.
He served two tours in Vietnam with the Marines, was retired from Union Pacific Railroad and was Post Commander of VFW Post 7769 in Beebe.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Johnny and Betty Starb Simmons, and is survived by his wife, Helen Simmons; three sons, David Simmons and wife Wanda of Crossett, Micheal Simmons of Jacksonville and Johnny Peeks of Beebe; one daughter, Tracy VanWinkle of Lonoke; and three sisters, Donna Scott, Linda Smith and Brenda Rackley, all of Jacksonville.
Funeral services were held Tuesday at Westbrook Funeral Home, with burial in Mtn. Springs Cemetery.
Arrangements by Westbrook Funeral Home of Beebe.
Cecil H. Bates of, Cabot left for his eternal home Nov. 13, 2005 at the age of 94.
He is survived by his daughter, Joy Dean Wilson of Austin; a brother, Joe Bates of Ward; 13 grandchildren, many great and great-great-grandchildren and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Evalee Bates; and two sons Elwood and Clarence Bates.
Funeral services were held Tuesday at Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe with burial in Center Point Cemetery, Quitman.
It was with great sadness along with all our love that Henry Heigle joined our Lord on Nov. 17, 2005.
He was born Sept. 29, 1930, in Tumbling Shoals, Ark., to a family of 12 children.
He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Betty Jean Heigle; three brothers, Alva, Orville and James; five sisters, Frances, Melba, Lois, Annie and Mary; three children, Deborah Anita Roe, Darlene Rochelle Wagner and Darin Henry Heigle; seven grandchildren, Dana, Dustin, Nicole, Kara, Joshua, Amanda and Jesse; four great-grandchildren: Miranda, Reyna, Damien and Alicia.
He was a veteran of the Korean War and retired from the Teamsters Union Local No. 357.
He spent his spare time with his family camping, water skiing, hiking, picnicking and being involved in any and all sports and activities they were participating in.
He was a devoted, loving and caring husband, father and grandfather.
Funeral services are to be held at Miller Jones Mortuary in Perris, Calif., on Wednesday at 11:30 a.m.
For any information regarding the services, please call (951) 943-8313.
Ida Mae 'Sally' Hawkins, 78, passed away Sunday morning, Nov. 20, 2005 at her home in Fort Worth, Texas.
Sally was born in Lonoke on April 14, 1927, to Richard and Ernie Mae Reiff.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 25 years, Jeff Thomason of Lonoke, her husband of 31 years, Orval K. Hawkins of Alpena, and four grandchildren.
Sally is survived by sons, Richard and wife Glenda Thomason of Springtown, Texas, Jeff and wife Mary Thomason, Jr. of Malvern and Kenneth and wife Nola Hawkins of Alpena; daughters, Charlotte and husband Burnis Horton of Cabot, Margo Wilson of Fort Worth, Texas, Doris and husband Ted Christian and Le Iva and husband Donald Klein of Alpena, Texas, Kathryn and husband Maynard Craff of East Alton, Ill., and Gayle and husband Dan Bedillian of Bedford, Texas. She also leaves behind eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren from her union with Mr. Thomason, 31 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren from her union with Mr. Hawkins, and many others who adopted her as their 'Granny.'
She was small in stature but a giant in sharing love and laughter.
Her precious smile stayed with her right up to the threshold of heaven and a strong faith in God carried her across.
She was deeply loved and will be sorely missed.
Services officiated by Brother Floyd Flowers will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Boyd Funeral Home Chapel.
Interment will follow in Hebron Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers will be Jason Coker, Greg Horton, Brad Thomason, Jerry Thomason, A.J. Womack and Andrew Womack.
Arrangements by Boyd Funeral Home in Lonoke.